WENATCHEE — Warm-weather booms in home construction and tourism helped shrink Chelan and Douglas counties’ March unemployment rate to 6.8 percent, a drop of 1.2 percentage points from the same month last year.
WENATCHEE — Voters on Tuesday were overwhelmingly approving a proposal to annex Wenatchee's fire department into Chelan County Fire District 1. It was passing 92 percent to 8 percent inside the city and 88 percent to 12 percent in the fire district.
CASHMERE -- The Cashmere Convalescent Center has been fined $6,500 and told to update its staff educational policies after a state report found that a male resident sexually abused three female residents in January and early February.
WENATCHEE — What started out as an idea to move railway offices out of Wenatchee so that trains no longer blocked busy street crossings for long stretches of time has expanded to include new track, a frontage road — and a $32 million price tag.